Are PXG Golf Clubs Worth The Money?

Golf Monthly Technical Editor Joel Tadman vlogs his recent custom fitting with PXG

Are PXG Golf Clubs Worth The Money?

Golf Monthly Technical Editor Joel Tadman vlogs his recent custom fitting with PXG

Are PXG Golf Clubs Worth The Money?

Parsons Xtreme Golf were founded in 2014 by Bob Parsons, an American billionaire with an estimated net worth of $2.6bn.

Parsons claimed to have spent around $350,000 a year on golf equipment and was unsatisfied with it, so started his own company.

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He initially employed Ping's Senior Product Designer Mike Nicolette as well as Ping's Director of Engineering Brad Schweigert and gave them no time or financial constraints.

The mission was simple - make the best clubs possible.

James Hahn got PXG's first ever Tour win at the 2016 Wells Fargo Championship

Since then, they've signed up Tour Players like Charl Schwartzel, Zach Johnson, Pat Perez, Lydia Ko, Christie Kerr, James Hahn and Ryan Moore.

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James Hahn was the first Tour Professional to win with PXG clubs at the 2016 Wells Fargo Championship and a number of other 'PXG Troops' have lifted trophies since, including Pat Perez who won twice on the PGA Tour last season.

PXG iron heads and hybrids seen during our fitting

The lack of financial constraints at PXG mean that the clubs are premium priced. For example a driver costs around £900 and a set or irons can be around £2500+.

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So - are PXG golf clubs worth the money?

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Golf Monthly Technical Editor Joel Tadman went for a PXG custom fitting recently and was fit for the company's 0811X driver and 0311 irons.

Are PXG golf clubs worth the money?

Joel went through an in-depth fitting with PXG Master Fitter Matt Straughan and described it as "the best fitting I've ever had."

Watch the video at the top of the page to see the fitting and Joel's verdict.

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Elliott Heath
News Editor

Elliott Heath is our News Editor and has been with Golf Monthly since early 2016 after graduating with a degree in Sports Journalism. He manages the Golf Monthly news, features, courses and travel sections as well as our large Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages. He covered the 2022 Masters from Augusta National as well as four Open Championships on-site including the 150th at St Andrews. His first Open was in 2017 at Royal Birkdale, when he walked inside the ropes with Jordan Spieth during the Texan's memorable Claret Jug triumph. He has played 35 of our Top 100 golf courses, with his favourites being both Sunningdales, Woodhall Spa, Western Gailes, Old Head and Turnberry. He has been obsessed with the sport since the age of 8 and currently plays at West Byfleet Golf Club in Surrey, where his handicap index floats anywhere between 2-5. His golfing highlights are making albatross on the 9th hole on the Hotchkin Course at Woodhall Spa, shooting an under-par round, playing in the Aramco Team Series on the Ladies European Tour and making his one and only hole-in-one at the age of 15 - a long time ago now!

Elliott is currently playing:

Driver: Titleist TSR4

3 wood: Titleist TSi2 HL

Irons: Mizuno MP-H4 3-iron, Mizuno MP5 4-PW

Wedges: Cleveland RTX ZipCore 50, 54, 58

Putter: Odyssey White Hot OG #5